Fox Still Struggling With Basic Chart Concepts: Gas Price Edition

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In a segment falsely blaming Obama for rising gasoline prices, Fox News' America's Newsroom aired the following chart yesterday. It shows three data points -- including the vague "last year" -- plotted nonsensically on the x-axis:

Fox News

"Last year" refers to gas prices last February; Fox's chart omitted what happened in the 13 months between February 2011 and last week. Here's how Fox's source, AAA, displays the data (green line):

Source: AAA

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Posted In
Economy, Environment & Science, Drilling, Energy
Network/Outlet
Fox News Channel
Person
Bill Hemmer, Eric Bolling
Show/Publication
America's Newsroom
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